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‘I was heartbroken’: Mask mandate creates communication challenges for deaf community

 

SHORT PUMP, Va. (WWBT) – The mask mandate in Virginia is creating communication challenges for the deaf community. One woman said she faced communication issues after a Walmart employee refused to pull down his mask to help her.

Simone Koltz said she understands the mask mandate but she simply asked for them to lower it just a little so she could read their lips.

“A bomb could go off beside me and I could feel the vibrations, but I could not hear it,” Klotz said. …

Source: ‘I was heartbroken’: Mask mandate creates communication challenges for deaf community


By Eve Reiland

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